Citizen Boards & Commissions
The WMCDA meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the West Milwaukee Community Centre’ located at 1345 S. 47th St.
- Chairperson Craig Schaefer
- Commissioner Steve Schuettke
- Commissioner Joseph Van Der Linden
- Commissioner Edward Hahn
- Commissioner Jake Schultz
- Commissioner Michael Gill
- Commissioner Liz Angeli
West Milwaukee Plan Commission:
Plan Commission members need to be prepared for the business to be discussed at the meetings by reviewing each proposal in light of the comprehensive plan and applicable land use. If a major development is involved, they can talk to the engineer or to others to review information. They review planning documents, zoning, conditional use requests, and signage.
The Plan Commission consists of seven (7) members, including the Village President who serves as Chairperson, one (1) appointed member of the Village Board, and five (5) citizen appointees with an interest or understanding of projects from a zoning or aesthetics perspective and what may be a good fit for the community master plan.
The Plan Commission meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the West Milwaukee Community Centre’ located at 1345 S. 47th St.
- Chairperson John Stalewski
- Commissioner Carl Knapp
- Commissioner Richard Lewein
- Commissioner Susan Stalewski
- Commissioner Todd Hill
- Commissioner Craig Omick
- Commissioner Nicole Couture
West Milwaukee Tourism Commission
The Tourism Commission oversees the collection and expenditure of room tax revenues and makes allowable expenditures for tourism promotion and tourism development. In addition, the Commission shall monitor the collection and expenditure of the room tax.
The Tourism Commission consists of five (5) members, one (1) of which is a representative of the Wisconsin hotel and motel industry. Members are appointed by the Village President and confirmed by the Village Board (Ord. 01-O-2017, adopted February 20, 2017).
The Tourism Commission meets as needed, determined by the Commission Chairperson.
- Village President John Stalewski
- Trustee John Ragonese (Chairperson)
- Trustee Craig Schaefer (Secretary)
- Trustee Jane Edgar
- Hotel/Motel Representative Josiah Hurst
West Milwaukee Police Commission
The Police Commission is responsible for preparing eligibility lists of job applicants for police positions following a prescribed examination and selection procedure. The commission also reviews certain disciplinary actions by the Police Chief. The Police Commission consists of five (5) citizen members. Members are appointed by the Village President and confirmed by the Village Board. The commission meets as necessary.
- Gary Schultz (Chairperson)
- Alice Zyniecki (Secretary)
- Keith Maren
- Joseph Van Der Linden
- Open Position